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Rural Basic Services Scheme Funding Workshops June-July 2017

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As part of the LEADER element of the NI RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2014 – 2020


All applicants who intend to apply must attend a MANDATORY Pre-Application Funding Workshop.  Funding Workshop dates are as follows: 


         Date Start Time Location

      Tuesday 28th June  2017                


Council Offices, Riada House, Ballymoney

     Wednesday 28th June 2017


Council Offices, 7 Connell Street, Limavady     

         Monday 3rd July 2017


Council Offices, Cloonavin, Coleraine

       Thursday 6th July 2017


Council Offices, Sheskburn House, Ballycastle  

           *You must attend one of the above dates to be eligible to apply in August 2017.

What will be covered in the Workshop?

Steps in preparing to submit an application to the Rural Basic Services Scheme in August 2017.  Full attendance of a session is mandatory if you intend to apply.

For information on the pre-requisites in submitting an application visit

Next steps?

Step 1- Call us immediately on 028 7034 7016 to request an Expression of Interest form.

 Step 2- Complete the Expression of Interest and return as soon as possible. If eligible to apply you will be registered to attend a Funding Workshop.

Step 3- Attend the Funding Workshop. Spaces are limited. Return your completed EOI to get registered.                                                                                                      


If you do not attend one of the above workshops and submit an application your application will be deemed ineligible.

Workshop participants must be a representative of the group’s committee. Consultants working for an applicant cannot attend on behalf of a group.  Attendance at a Pre-Application Workshop does not guarantee an offer of funding.  Application to the scheme is a competitive process and subject to the availability of funding.       

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